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NAME

       /etc/sysconfig/o2cb - Cluster configuration file for the o2cb cluster stack.

SYNOPSIS

       The  configuration  file /etc/sysconfig/o2cb stores the active cluster stack, its name and
       the various cluster timeouts for the o2cb cluster stack.

DESCRIPTION

       This file can be populated using  the  o2cb  init  script.  An  example  of  the  same  is
       illustrated in the examples section.

       The list of configurable parameters in this file are:

       O2CB_STACK
              Name  of  the  cluster stack. The possible values are o2cb, pcmk and cman.  o2cb is
              the default cluster stack of the OCFS2  file  system.  pcmk  (Pacemaker)  and  cman
              (rgmanager)  are  the  two other cluster stacks that are supported by the same file
              system.

       O2CB_BOOTCLUSTER
              Name of the active cluster. While /etc/ocfs2/cluster.conf can hold descriptions  of
              multiple  clusters, only one can be active at any one time. The name of that active
              cluster is specified here. The name itself can be up to 16 alphanumeric  characters
              [0-9A-Za-z] with no special characters.

       The  remaining  configurable  parameters (cluster timeouts) are only relevant for the o2cb
       cluster stack. These cluster timeouts are used by the  o2cb  cluster  stack  to  determine
       whether  a node is dead or alive. The default timeouts are just a guide and may need to be
       tweaked depending on the hardware the software is running on.

       The various cluster timeouts for the o2cb cluster stack are:

       O2CB_HEARTBEAT_THRESHOLD
              The disk heartbeat timeout is the number of two second iterations before a node  is
              considered  dead.  The  exact formula used to convert the timeout in seconds to the
              number of iterations is as follows:

                  O2CB_HEARTBEAT_THRESHOLD = (((timeout in seconds) / 2) + 1)

              For example, to specify a 60 sec timeout, set it to 31. For 120 secs, set it to 61.
              The default for this timeout is 60 secs (O2CB_HEARTBEAT_THRESHOLD = 31).

              While it defaults to 60 secs, multipath users typically set it to 120 secs.

       O2CB_IDLE_TIMEOUT_MS
              The  network  idle  timeout  specifies  the  time  in milliseconds before a network
              connection is considered dead. While it defaults to 30000 ms, network bonding users
              typically set it to 60000 ms.

       O2CB_KEEPALIVE_DELAY_MS
              The  network  keepalive  specifies  the  maximum  delay  in  milliseconds  before a
              keepalive packet is sent to another node to check whether it is alive  or  not.  It
              defaults to 2000 ms.

       O2CB_RECONNECT_DELAY_MS
              The  network reconnect specifies the minimum delay in milliseconds between repeated
              connect attempts. It defaults to 2000 ms.

EXAMPLE

       The example below illustrates populating the o2cb  sysconfig  file  using  the  o2cb  init
       script.

       $ service o2cb configure
       Configuring the O2CB driver.

       This will configure the on-boot properties of the O2CB driver.
       The following questions will determine whether the driver is loaded on
       boot.  The current values will be shown in brackets ('[]').  Hitting
       <ENTER> without typing an answer will keep that current value.  Ctrl-C
       will abort.

       Load O2CB driver on boot (y/n) [n]: y
       Cluster stack backing O2CB [o2cb]:
       Cluster to start on boot (Enter "none" to clear) [ocfs2]: webcluster
       Specify heartbeat dead threshold (>=7) [31]: 62
       Specify network idle timeout in ms (>=5000) [30000]: 60000
       Specify network keepalive delay in ms (>=1000) [2000]:
       Specify network reconnect delay in ms (>=2000) [2000]:
       Writing O2CB configuration: OK

       $ cat /etc/sysconfig/o2cb
       #
       # This is a configuration file for automatic startup of the O2CB
       # driver.  It is generated by running /etc/init.d/o2cb configure.
       # On Debian based systems the preferred method is running
       # 'dpkg-reconfigure ocfs2-tools'.
       #

       # O2CB_ENABLED: 'true' means to load the driver on boot.
       O2CB_ENABLED=true

       # O2CB_STACK: The name of the cluster stack backing O2CB.
       O2CB_STACK=o2cb

       # O2CB_BOOTCLUSTER: If not empty, the name of a cluster to start.
       O2CB_BOOTCLUSTER=webcluster

       # O2CB_HEARTBEAT_THRESHOLD: Iterations before a node is considered dead.
       O2CB_HEARTBEAT_THRESHOLD=62

       # O2CB_IDLE_TIMEOUT_MS: Time in ms before a network connection is considered dead.
       O2CB_IDLE_TIMEOUT_MS=60000

       # O2CB_KEEPALIVE_DELAY_MS: Max time in ms before a keepalive packet is sent
       O2CB_KEEPALIVE_DELAY_MS=2000

       # O2CB_RECONNECT_DELAY_MS: Min time in ms between connection attempts
       O2CB_RECONNECT_DELAY_MS=2000

SEE ALSO

       o2cb(7) o2cb(8) ocfs2.cluster.conf(5)

AUTHORS

       Oracle Corporation

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